3 edition of Approaches to improving the quality of life found in the catalog.
Approaches to improving the quality of life
Abbott Lamoyne Ferriss
Includes bibliographical references (p. 131-139) and index.
|Statement||Abbott L. Ferriss|
|Series||Social indicators research series -- v. 42., Social indicators research series -- v. 42.|
|LC Classifications||HN18 .F474 2010|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 150 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||150|
|ISBN 10||9789048191475, 9789048191482|
|LC Control Number||2010929141|
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Palliative care is care given to improve the quality of life of patients who have a serious or life-threatening disease, such as cancer. Palliative care is an approach to care that addresses the person as a whole, not just their disease. (shelved 1 time as quality-of-life) avg rating — 12, ratings — published Want to Read saving.
There are essentially two perspectives taken in quality of life research: social indicators research which considers the elites' valuation of what the people need, and conventional quality of life research which studies what people want, in order to improve their quality of life. - Quality of Life, Ramkrishna Mukherjee, Sage Publications, These approaches to assure and improve quality of care and life in long-term care should not be considered as alternatives; they are interdependent. The regulatory approach does not preclude consumer choice, and both these external approaches require internal organizational mechanisms to ensure quality.
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Communication and Aging: Creative Approaches to Improving the Quality of Life provides an overview of alternative approaches used to improve the quality of life of individuals with long-term chronic communication diseases. Through discussion of various methods, this text examines how professionals can inspire and plan programs that allow patients to live successfully with their 5/5(3).
Approaches to Improving the Quality of Life: How to Enhance the Quality of Life (Social Indicators Research Series Book 42) - Kindle edition by Ferriss, Abbott L. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Approaches to Improving the Quality of Life: How to Enhance the Quality of Life Price: $ This volume reviews methods for improving the Quality of Life that are based upon improving each of the ten domains of the Quality of Life.
Steps to improve health, means of reducing environmental toxins, orientation to bring about better self-concept and mental health, and so by: About this book Introduction This volume reviews methods for improving the Quality of Life that are based upon improving each of the ten domains of the Quality of Life; steps to improve health, means of reducing environmental toxins, orientation to bring about better self-concept and mental health, and so.
Scientific approach to improve quality of day-to-day life put in simple words with easy exercises. A must read!. Read more. 2 people found this helpful.
Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Donaldson Conserve. out of 5 stars Faith and love are what you need. Reviewed in the United States on Octo /5(14). Communication and Aging: Creative Approaches to Improving the Quality of Life provides an overview of alternative approaches used to improve the quality of life of individuals with long-term chronic communication diseases associated with aging and neurogenic diseases.
Communication and Aging: Creative Approaches to Improving the Quality of Life provides an overview of alternative approaches used to improve the quality of life of individuals with long-term chronic communication diseases.
Through discussion of various methods, this text examines how professionals can inspire and plan programs that allow. This book begins with chapters focused on communication issues (speech, hearing, voice, language, etc.) associated with aging and neurogenic diseases, then transitions into an overview of creative approaches for improving the quality of life in individuals affected by such communication issues.
Quality of life is an important concept in the field of international development since it allows development to be analyzed on a measure broader than standard of living.
Within development theory, however, there are varying ideas concerning what constitutes desirable change for a particular society, and the different ways that quality of life is defined by institutions therefore shapes how.
The book presents several studies that cover the application of systems research and cybernetics in improving the quality of life. Majority of the materials in the text tackle various aspects of quality of life in relation to systems and cybernetics, such as living space, future prospects, work, education, politics, law, ethics and values.
A More Holistic Approach to Dementia Care Is Improving Quality of Life While the medical profession continues its tireless work to develop a cure for dementia, frontline care workers are adopting a more holistic approach to improving quality of life for seniors with dementia.
This volume reviews methods for improving the Quality of Life that are based upon improving each of the ten domains of the Quality of Life; steps to improve health, means of reducing environmental toxins, orientation to bring about better self-concept and mental health, and so forth.
In short, enhance the social and physical environment and Author: Abbott L. Ferriss. End of life care is an important topic that unfortunately has been overlooked in the past. In the process of striving to achieve better understanding and treatment of medical conditions, modern medicine often fails to recognize the inevitability of disease progression despite aggressive medical management.
Advanced respiratory disease imposes a greater symptom burden than many cancers but not does have comparable recognition of the need for supportive and palliative care or the infrastructure for its systematic delivery.
Consequently, many people with advanced respiratory disease (and those closest to them) have a poor quality of life, disabled by chronic breathlessness, fatigue and other symptoms. Approaches to Improving the Quality of Life. by Abbott L. Ferriss. Social Indicators Research Series (Book 42) Share your thoughts Complete your review.
Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Springer Netherlands. In this article, we identify factors that influence quality of life for individuals with cognitive impairment, review evidence-based psychosocial interventions that improve quality of life for community-residing individuals with dementia, and describe innovative ongoing randomized clinical trials designed to improve or maintain quality of life.
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At its core, palliative care is all about improving the quality of life of a person whose life is coming to an end.
Palliative care is an approach that can be applied at any point after a patient is diagnosed with a serious illness. Hospices tend to care for patients towards the end of their lives, but, they often apply the same caring approach. Top 10 Ways to Improve Student Achievement and Create Learners Disclaimer: This is by no means all that schools should be doing.
Note that these are broad actions; there are many more detailed actions that need to be taken. The Relationship Between Housing & Quality of Life. When examining ways to increase affordable housing opportunities, ensuring that opportunity is not limited by where a person lives is critical.
Unfortunately, today where people live depends on large part on their income, race, and ethnicity. The Quality of Life Structured Resident Interview and Care Plan () builds on a decade of research on measuring QOL and is designed to be easily implemented in any US nursing home.
The approach was developed through extensive and iterative pilot testing and then tested in a randomized controlled trial in three nursing homes.The Concept of Quality of Life. Abstract from the Report of the Commission on the Measurement of Economic Performance and Social Progress chaired by Nobel Prize-winning economists Professor Joseph E.
Stiglitz and Professor Amartya Sen, and by Professor Jean-Paul Fitoussi. The traditional approach followed by economists to measure human well-being focuses on the resources that.This volume reviews methods for improving each of the ten quality of life domains, and the overall Quality of Life.
The steps outlined here offer a framework for intervention that could lead to a better tomorrow, providing a handbook for community workers.